Albert Wilson, whose Lawrence rape case made headlines across the country, has filed a wrongful conviction lawsuit against the state of Kansas.
The Douglas County district attorney has dismissed long-pending cases against Rontarus Washington Jr. and Albert Wilson, the office announced Wednesday.
Douglas County prosecutors asked the judge Thursday to set a rape case that has gained national attention for a retrial.
Jerome Edwards said during a panel Saturday that Juneteenth is a celebration of the abolition of slavery — but the penal system is part of slavery. He and other panelists said the “so-called justice system” needs to be dismantled.
Douglas County prosecutors are not going to oppose the judge’s ruling that Albert Wilson should get a new trial, they said Tuesday.
A Douglas County judge ruled Tuesday that Albert Wilson, 25, will be granted a new […]
The judge could soon rule on whether Albert Wilson, now 25, will see a new trial.
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